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ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is “treading water”

ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2013

After giving American infrastructure a grade of D+, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that the country's investment planned ...

Construction companies, AGC lobby Congress to spare programs from sequester cuts

Construction companies, AGC lobby Congress to spare...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

With an estimated $4 billion in federal construction projects in jeopardy due to the sequestration cuts that took effect March ...

Senate bill would create incentives for private transportation investment

Senate bill would create incentives for private...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2013

As the federal government continues to search for ways to grapple with the country's slowly crumbling infrastructure, two Senators have ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “Sequester is dumb”

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “Sequester is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 01, 2013

Our sister publication Overdrive reports that during an address to members of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus on infrastructure in State of the Union

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

President Barack Obama spent a great deal of time discussing the sad state of American  infrastructure in his State of ...

Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth

Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 13, 2013

That was fast. The pundits hadn’t even stopped pontificating on President Obama’s State of the Union speech when it was announced ...

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to step down

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

After telling Bloomberg one week ago that he planned to continue as Transportation Secretary for President Barack Obama's second term, ...

Defense bill adds nearly $500 million in North Carolina military construction projects

Defense bill adds nearly $500 million in North Carolina...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 04, 2013

President Barack Obama signed into effect a $633 billion defense bill the night of January 2, the Associated Press reported. Though ...

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2013

With negotiations extended to the absolute deadline, Congress passed a deal on New Year's Day that will that will prevent ...

Issa: Obama strong-armed auto companies

Posted by John Latta on Aug 13, 2012

Now comes the claim that President Obama basically strong-armed automakers into providing more fuel-efficient vehicles. California Congressman Darrell Issa, (R-Calif), no ...

Obama unveils truck fuel standards

Posted by Jill Dunn on Aug 05, 2011

President Obama announced new fuel-economy standards for heavy-duty trucks at Virginia-based Interstate Moving Services Aug. 9. The standards will affect work ...

ARTBA to Obama: National rail plan needs dedicated...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 09, 2010

A strategic rail plan being prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation should propose dedicated financing mechanisms outside of the ...

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